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Wedell Williams type 45 1935 from scratch scale 1/32


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Hi:)

The PZL P11 is finished, so I can do something easy and relaxing. This will be another model of a 1/32 scale racing airplane. This time, Wedell Williams type 45 from 1935, a beautiful machine with a nice aerodynamic line. The last racing plane made by Wedell Williams.

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Orginal Wedell Williams 45 ( photo from the site oldmachinepress.com)

 

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A replica of this aircraft in the Wedell-Williams Memorial Aviation & Cypress Sawmill Museum.

 

I have some source materials that will help me during construction:

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I have a question, do you have any pictures of the interior of the pilot's cabin, silinics chassis and other details (can there be pictures of the replica)?

 

I have an idea to use the elements of the Wedel Williams 44 hull from the Williams Bross (1/32) model, it is very similar . I mainly use the fuselage and maybe the engine, the wing fins and the engine cover need to be redone. in the hull also need to make many changes because in the model 45 the hull is bigger and has a slightly different shape. But quite similar, so it will be suitable for modifications. I once made a 1/32 model Laird Turner LT 14 "Meteor" with a larger model (1/30) so this time I will do with a smaller bit bigger. As for interior furnishings, it is very poor and simplified in the Williams Bross model, so it is not a good model. In addition, the hull frame in model 45 had to be significantly different because the wing structure was different and additionally had a retractable landing gear.

This is how the hull construction looks like:

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To make the wings he used elements from a different model and plastic plates.

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Thank you for your interest, the topic is quite niche, even in the US I have not found much about this aircraft. I hope that he will write to me the museum where the replica of this plane stands and give me some pictures. It would be a great help for me.


The Williams Bross models are very decent, just a little more demanding. These two I did a few years ago, and I still have a few to do:

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Thanks boys.
I made most of the large elements of the model. I checked how they fit together and how the model's silhouette looks like. I guess it looks pretty good, I think it's reminiscent of the Wedell Williams 45 plane. Now I can think about details and finish the surface.

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